The charming village of Lombard is situated just outside Chicago, in DuPage County, Illinois. Lombard is a safe community with senior-friendly public transportation options and access to many quality medical facilities. The village has an estimated population of 44,303, out of whom 16.3% are residents aged 65 and older. Lombard is home to many scenic outdoor areas including Madison Meadow and the Morton Arboretum. Older residents interested in the village’s rich heritage can visit The Lombard Historical Society

Retirees in assisted living communities receive the care they need while maintaining as much independence as possible. These facilities offer accommodation in private rooms, studios and even self-contained apartments and are staffed with carers that can help residents with daily living tasks. Many communities have in-house libraries and salons while also providing a comprehensive list of social activities for seniors to enjoy. Assisted living in Lombard costs $4,950 on average, per month. 

This page offers a list of facts to consider about retiring in the village and takes a look at the costs for assisted living compared with other state cities and other types of senior care. We’ve also included a list of useful resources for older adults in the area.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Lombard, IL

Sunrise at Fountain Square

2210 Fountain Square Dr, Lombard, IL, 60148

Staff are a gem! They take time to help me in the morning with brushing my teeth and hair. Hard to get them back tho after they move on to next person. There are call lights but takes a long time. Nu … (read more)
Staff are a gem! They take time to help me in the morning with brushing my teeth and hair. Hard to get them back tho after they move on to next person. There are call lights but takes a long time. Nu … (read more)

Lexington Square of Lombard

555 Foxworth Blvd., Lombard, IL, 60148

Lexington Square of Lombard is conveniently located close to Interstate 395 in Lombard Illinois, just blocks from Four Seasons Park and less than 2 miles from Yorktown Center shopping mall and adjacen … (read more)
Lexington Square of Lombard is conveniently located close to Interstate 395 in Lombard Illinois, just blocks from Four Seasons Park and less than 2 miles from Yorktown Center shopping mall and adjacen … (read more)

Lombard Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

300 West 22nd Street, Lombard, IL, 60148

Lombard Place Assisted Living & Memory Care is located in a mixed-use neighborhood in Lombard, Illinois, near Four Seasons Park and Yorktown Shopping Center. Family members love the facility’s a … (read more)
Lombard Place Assisted Living & Memory Care is located in a mixed-use neighborhood in Lombard, Illinois, near Four Seasons Park and Yorktown Shopping Center. Family members love the facility’s a … (read more)

Beacon Hill

2400 S Finley Rd, Lombard, IL, 60148

I was very impressed with Beacon Hill. The staff seemed to be very nice and pleasant, and the people seemed very satisfied. They had cards, games, a big swimming pool, and exercise room. The food was … (read more)
I was very impressed with Beacon Hill. The staff seemed to be very nice and pleasant, and the people seemed very satisfied. They had cards, games, a big swimming pool, and exercise room. The food was … (read more)

2015, 2016, 2022

Brookdale Glen Ellyn

60 North Nicoll Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137

Brookdale Glen Ellyn is located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, in the center of a beautiful suburb to the west of Chicago and Lake Michigan. Visitors notice the high activity of the seniors here, who have e … (read more)
Brookdale Glen Ellyn is located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, in the center of a beautiful suburb to the west of Chicago and Lake Michigan. Visitors notice the high activity of the seniors here, who have e … (read more)

Brookdale Lisle

1700 Robin Lane, Lisle, IL, 60532

Brookdale Lisle is a quiet community in Naperville, Illinois, a short distance from the local area where residents can visit medical facilities, restaurants and shops. Residents can choose from a vari … (read more)
Brookdale Lisle is a quiet community in Naperville, Illinois, a short distance from the local area where residents can visit medical facilities, restaurants and shops. Residents can choose from a vari … (read more)

2016

Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

95 Carleton Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137

Atria Park of Glen Ellyn is nestled between Newton Park and Interstate 355 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Visitors and residents alike agree that the facility has a well-organized layout, bright interior an … (read more)
Atria Park of Glen Ellyn is nestled between Newton Park and Interstate 355 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Visitors and residents alike agree that the facility has a well-organized layout, bright interior an … (read more)

2013

Belmont Village Geneva Road

545 Belmont Lane, Carol Stream, IL, 60188

Belmont Village Geneva Road is an assisted living and memory care facility located in Carol Stream, Illinois, about 25 miles outside of Chicago. Room and housing options include studio apartments, one … (read more)
Belmont Village Geneva Road is an assisted living and memory care facility located in Carol Stream, Illinois, about 25 miles outside of Chicago. Room and housing options include studio apartments, one … (read more)

Brighton Gardens of Wheaton

831 East Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL, 60187

Located in Wheaton, Illinois, Brighton Gardens of Wheaton provides easy access to the Rice Lake Square shopping mall and the Danada Forest Preserve. Residents and their guests praise the facility for … (read more)
Located in Wheaton, Illinois, Brighton Gardens of Wheaton provides easy access to the Rice Lake Square shopping mall and the Danada Forest Preserve. Residents and their guests praise the facility for … (read more)

Sunrise of Bloomingdale

129 East Lake Street, Bloomingdale, IL, 60108

Sunrise of Bloomingdale in Bloomingdale, Illinois, is located just minutes from Interstate 355 and Old Town Bloomingdale. The homey facility sits atop a hill with a forest behind it. This is a moderat … (read more)
Sunrise of Bloomingdale in Bloomingdale, Illinois, is located just minutes from Interstate 355 and Old Town Bloomingdale. The homey facility sits atop a hill with a forest behind it. This is a moderat … (read more)

Bridgeway of Bensenville

303 E Washington Street, Bensenville, IL, 60106

We toured the assisted living at Bridgeway of Bensenville. It was very nice. The staff showed us everything. We saw where to sign up first, the beauty shop, the floor that the assisted living folks … (read more)
We toured the assisted living at Bridgeway of Bensenville. It was very nice. The staff showed us everything. We saw where to sign up first, the beauty shop, the floor that the assisted living folks … (read more)

Park Place of Elmhurst

1050 S. Euclid Avenue, Elmhurst, IL, 60126

<p>Park Place of Elmhurst is part of Providence Life Services, a nonprofit organization with more than a century of senior living excellence. Our mission is “to enhance the lives of those we serve i … (read more)
<p>Park Place of Elmhurst is part of Providence Life Services, a nonprofit organization with more than a century of senior living excellence. Our mission is “to enhance the lives of those we serve i … (read more)

Cordia Senior Residence

865 N. Cass Ave, Westmont, IL, 60559

My mother is in Cordia Senior Residence. I’m satisfied with the care. They have a lot of activities for the seniors. The staff is fine. Her room is perfect. They have a library, a grand piano, and exc … (read more)
My mother is in Cordia Senior Residence. I’m satisfied with the care. They have a lot of activities for the seniors. The staff is fine. Her room is perfect. They have a library, a grand piano, and exc … (read more)

Alden Gardens of Bloomingdale

285 E. Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL, 60108

The second choice for us is Alden Gardens of Bloomingdale. It is close to dialysis. They provide transportation, and it seems easy to transfer your doctor’s care to their doctors. The staff who toured … (read more)
The second choice for us is Alden Gardens of Bloomingdale. It is close to dialysis. They provide transportation, and it seems easy to transfer your doctor’s care to their doctors. The staff who toured … (read more)

Sunrise of Willowbrook

6300 Clarendon Hills Road, Willowbrook, IL, 60527

Sunrise of Willow brook was nice. It seemed more set up for independent living though, they had a small memory care unit, otherwise, it was nice. I liked it, everybody seems clean, the place seems cle … (read more)
Sunrise of Willow brook was nice. It seemed more set up for independent living though, they had a small memory care unit, otherwise, it was nice. I liked it, everybody seems clean, the place seems cle … (read more)

Lexington of Elmhurst

420 West Butterfield, Elmhurst, IL, 60126

Lexington of Elmhurst is a huge complex that’s very nicely done. We saw a beautiful two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, which was available. They made the pricing very enticing to us. We are really c … (read more)
Lexington of Elmhurst is a huge complex that’s very nicely done. We saw a beautiful two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, which was available. They made the pricing very enticing to us. We are really c … (read more)

Clarendale of Addison

1651 West Lake Street, Addison, IL, 60101

My mother has been extremely happy at Clarendale. I have visited there many times and always see a caring and helpful staff. Meticulous in detail. Many activities including daily exercise. My mom … (read more)
My mother has been extremely happy at Clarendale. I have visited there many times and always see a caring and helpful staff. Meticulous in detail. Many activities including daily exercise. My mom … (read more)

Anthology of Wheaton

219 East Parkway Drive, Wheaton, IL, 60187

My father spent some time here while dealing with an illness. I looked at many places, and took into consideration the amenities, cleanliness, and most importantly – the people. From every aspect I … (read more)
My father spent some time here while dealing with an illness. I looked at many places, and took into consideration the amenities, cleanliness, and most importantly – the people. From every aspect I … (read more)

Golden Age Assisted Living

5734 Thurlow Street, Hinsdale, IL, 60521

A wonderful concept of providing care. Instead of being an institutional environment, it is a comfortable single-family home that has been designed for this purpose. My grandmother loved the fact … (read more)
A wonderful concept of providing care. Instead of being an institutional environment, it is a comfortable single-family home that has been designed for this purpose. My grandmother loved the fact … (read more)

The Sheridan at Oak Brook

2055 Clearwater Drive, Oak Brook, IL, 60523


What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lombard

The Illinois Department of Public Health manages the laws and regulations all assisted living communities in Lombard have to abide by. The comprehensive set of regulations and licensing rules are overseen by the Division of Assisted Living.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lombard

  • Residents in Lombard have access to 398 medical professionals per 100,000 people, which is substantially higher than the national median of 210. The village is within easy reach of several hospitals including the Edward-Elmhurst Health Center and Immediate Care, Elmhurst Hospital and the Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital.
  • Lombard is a relatively secure retirement destination, where seniors don’t have to worry about their safety. The village’s crime rates are substantially below the national average for violent offenses, while property infractions are ranked 31.5 out of 100, which is 4.1 points lower than the U.S. median.  
  • The cost of living in Lombard is generally higher than the Illinois and the U.S. averages. However, low-income older adults aged 65 and over can benefit from several tax reduction programs such as the Senior Citizens’ Real Estate Tax Deferral and the Senior Citizens’ Homestead Exemption.
  • Residents in Lombard receive very harsh winters with temperatures dropping as low as 15 degrees. However, summers in the village are sunny and pleasant, with low humidity and temperatures rarely going above 84 degrees. Overall, the area is among the most comfortable, climate-wise, in Illinois. 
  • In 2005, the village ranked in Sperling’s BestPlaces Top 10 Best Cities for Seniors. The survey looked at which metros in the nation have the most to offer its older generation in areas including healthcare, social care and housing.
  • Lombard is part of the statewide Free Transit Benefit offering low-income seniors access to free public transportation. Eligible adults aged 65 and over can apply for a pass that’s valid for two years.

Paying for Assisted Living in Lombard

The median monthly cost for assisted living communities in Lombard is substantially higher than the corresponding state and national average rates of $4,575 and $4,300.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities 

Southeast, in the Peoria area, the average assisted living costs of $3,800 are more than $1,000 below Lombard. However, in nearby Kankakee, assisted living is only $109 below Lombard, while the median in Bloomington of $4,968 is just about the same. North of Illinois, in Rockford, assisted living prices rise to $5,113 on average, per month. 

$4950

Lombard

$4575

Illinois

$4300

The United States

$4841

Kankakee

$5113

Rockford

$3800

Peoria

$4968

Bloomington

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care 

The most affordable type of senior care in Lombard is adult day health care at an average price of $1,614 per month. Seniors who want to age in place can opt for home care or home health care at a median monthly cost of $4,957 and  $5,053, respectively. Nursing homes offer the highest level of care and that’s reflected in the price. These facilities charge, on average each month, $8,076 for a semiprivate room and $8,532 for a private room. 

$4957

Homemaker Services

$5053

Home health aide

$1614

Adult Day Health Care

$4950

Assisted Living Facility

$8076

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$8532

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

Note: Care cost data for Lombard was not available, so data for the closest city, Chicago, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Lombard

Eligible senior residents of Lombard, Illinois will find a number of state and federal assistance programs to help them with the cost of assisted living. These include Choices for Carethe Illinois Supportive Living Program and Supplemental Security Income Category G.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Illinois page.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Illinois

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.

Free Assisted Living Resources in Lombard

There are several nonprofits and agencies serving seniors in the Lombard area. We’ve collected some of the most useful resources for seniors who are looking for assisted living or have already moved into one. 

Resource

Contact 

Service

(630) 627-0316

Older residents of Lombard can benefit from many helpful services provided by the village library. Seniors who are unable to attend the library in person can sign up for book deliveries and collections. Additionally, the library offers access to many free events and a weekly health insurance counseling session for seniors. 

(630) 407-6500

DuPage County has a comprehensive list of senior-orientated services that can improve the quality of life of its older population. Retirees can get in touch with the county for tailored long-term care options counseling as well as referrals to other relevant agencies. The county oversees the local Long-Term Care Ombudsman program, which offers free advice to residents of assisted living communities and can investigate complaints from residents and family members about individual facilities in the area. 

(800) 528-2000




AgeGuide is the Area Agency on Aging serving older adults in northeast Illinois, including DuPage County. The AAA provides an extensive list of resources available to seniors along with services such as the Tailored Care Assessment and access to Virtual Classes. 

(800) 252-8966

This statewide HelpLine is the first point of call between older adults and services in their local areas. Seniors can contact the Senior HelpLine for advice on services and nonprofits available to them, based on their circumstances. 

(708) 456-0300

RSVP of West Suburban Cook and Southern DuPage Counties is sponsored by Triton College and offers adults aged 55 and over the opportunity to enrich their lives by helping their local communities. Volunteers are matched with local nonprofits and other organizations. Benefits of taking part in RSVP include ongoing support, supplemental car insurance and recognition at an annual event. 

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lombard

Lombard-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Illinois are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page for more information about these laws.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Illinois